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ἕζομαι , imper.
A.ἕζευIl.24.522: impf. and aor. 2 ἑζόμην: aor. 1 Pass. ἕσθην, only 'σθῶ; S.OC195 (s.v.l.):—seat oneself, sit, in Hom. only pres. and impf., “εἰνὶ θρόνῳIl.15.150; “ἐς θρόνουςOd.4.51; “ἐπὶ δίφρῳIl.6.354; “κατὰ κλισμούςOd.3.389; “ποτὶ βωμόν22.379; “ἐπὶ βάθρονS.OC100, cf. Ar.Ra.682 (s. v.l.); “. ἐς ΚολοφῶναMimn.9; “ἀμφὶ κλάδοιςE.Ph.1516 (anap.): c. acc. only, “τόδ᾽ ἕζετο μαντεῖονA. Eu.3; “εἰρεσίας ζυγὸν ἑζόμενονS.Aj.249 (lyr.); ἐπὶ χθονὶ . . ἑζέσυην they sank to the earth, of a pair of scales, Il.8.74; once in Hdt., “ἐκ τοῦ μέσου ἡμῖν ἕζεσθε8.22, and in late Prose, J.AJ18.6.6, Luc.Syr. D.31, Astr.10; in Att. Prose καθέζομαι was always used.
2. crouch, in a posture of defence, Il.22.275, Od.14.31.
3. sink to the ground, collapse, Il.13.653, 14.495.
II. Act., ἕζω set, place, is not found: for εἷσα, εἱσάμην, εἵσομαι, εἷμαι, v. ἵζω. (Cf. ἕδος.)
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